Dates with Bacon
Rachel Weill
Yields Makes 18 pieces; 6 to 8 servings Total Time 25 mins
Wrap big, soft, luscious Medjool dates in bacon, then fry until crisp. Find Medjools at Middle Eastern and gourmet grocery stores.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Cut bacon slices crosswise into about 4-inch lengths. Wrap a piece snugly around each date, overlapping ends.

Step 2
2

Set dates, seam sides down, in a 10- to 12-inch nonstick frying pan over medium heat (you may have to fry dates in batches). Turn dates occasionally until bacon is browned and crisp on all sides, 6 to 8 minutes total. Transfer dates to paper towels to drain; blot dry. Serve warm or cool.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per date.

Ingredients

 6 pieces thin-sliced bacon
 18 pitted Medjool dates

Directions

Step 1
1

Cut bacon slices crosswise into about 4-inch lengths. Wrap a piece snugly around each date, overlapping ends.

Step 2
2

Set dates, seam sides down, in a 10- to 12-inch nonstick frying pan over medium heat (you may have to fry dates in batches). Turn dates occasionally until bacon is browned and crisp on all sides, 6 to 8 minutes total. Transfer dates to paper towels to drain; blot dry. Serve warm or cool.

Step 3
3

Note: Nutritional analysis is per date.

Dates with Bacon